John W. Lincoln Award
Charley Saff (BSAE 71) will be presented with the USAF Lincoln Award at the USAF Aircraft Structural Integrity Conference in November 2005.
Mr. Saff leads the Structures Integration effort for J-UCAS, the Joint DARPA/USAF/Navy/Boeing Uninhabited Combat Air System Program. In this capacity, Mr. Saff coordinates structures, materials, and manufacturing research and development activities that will lead to successful design, manufacturing, development, testing, and production of this unique vehicle. The first incarnation of this vehicle, the X-45A, had a number of advanced structures, materials, and manufacturing technologies incorporated into its airframe.
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